HIV Health Services Planning Council
Housing Work Group Draft Agenda
Thursday, April 20th, 2006
25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 330B
9:30 - 11:00am

1. Introductions
2. Review/Approve Agenda
3. Review/Approve the March 16th, 2006 Minutes
4. Announcements
5. Public Comment
6. Review and Discussion of HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) Letter (received 3/29/06: HAB Policy Notice-99-02, AMENDMENT #1, Document Title: The Use of Ryan White CARE Act Funds for Housing Referral Services and Short-term or Emergency Housing Needs)

Margot Antonetty, Chair
Michelle Long, SFDPH
7. Recommendation and Discussion of Response Options to the HRSA Policy

The Work Group will discuss the response to the findings and recommended actions.
Margot Antonetty,
Michelle Long, SFDPH

Review Request for Technical Assistance to HRSA from SFDPH, 4/3/2006

9. Next Steps
Margot Antonetty, Chair
10. Next Meeting Date & Determination of Agenda Items
Unless otherwise noticed, the next meeting will be held on 9:30 – 11:00am, Thursday, May 18th at the same location.
11. Meeting Adjournment

HIV Health Services Planning Council
730 Polk Street San Francisco, CA 94109

San Francisco Department of Public Health, AIDS Office
25 Van Ness Avenue, 5th floor, San Francisco, CA 94102

The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible BART Station is Civic Center, three blocks from City Hall. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: #47 Van Ness, and the #71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line to Market and Van Ness and the Metro stations at Van Ness and Market and at Civic Center. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call 923-6142.
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